The United States reiterated on Monday its support for the Moroccan autonomy plan as “serious, credible and realistic” with a view to a definitive settlement of the regional conflict around the Moroccan Sahara.
“We continue to consider Morocco’s autonomy plan as serious, credible and realistic,” US State Department deputy spokesman Vedant Patel said during his daily press briefing.
Asked about the telephone conversation on Sunday between the head of the American diplomacy, Antony Blinken, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita, Patel affirmed that the position of the United States- United on this issue “has not changed”.
The constant American position was recalled last March by the American Secretary of State, who reaffirmed his country’s support for the Moroccan autonomy plan with a view to a lasting political solution to the regional conflict around the Sahara, under the auspices United Nations.
During his talks in Washington with his Moroccan counterpart, Blinken noted that the United States “continue” to consider this plan as “serious, credible and realistic”. On the occasion of his telephone call on Sunday with Bourita, the head of American diplomacy also recalled “the total support” of the United States for the Personal Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Staffan de Mistura.
Through the voice of the highest officials of the various branches of the American government, the Biden administration devotes a tradition in Washington confirming the primacy of the Moroccan autonomy initiative put on the table by the Kingdom since 2007, for the final settlement of the conflict. artificial around the Sahara.
This constant position of the United States, regardless of the administration in charge of the White House, Democrat or Republican, has favored the historic recognition in 2020 by this international power and influential member of the UN Security Council, of the full sovereignty of Morocco over all of its territory, including its southern provinces.